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Overview (1)

Born in Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands

Mini Bio (1)

Mike van Diem was born on January 12, 1959 in Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands. He is a director and writer, known for Character (1997), Tulipani: Liefde, eer en een fiets (2017) and Alaska (1989).

Trivia (3)

Graduated from the Netherlands Film and Television Academy (NFTVA) [1989]
Won 1990 Student Academy Award for Alaska as best foreign student film in the dramatic category.
In his Oscar-speech for Karakter (1997), he honored his Oscar to his friend and colleague Coen van Vrijberghe de Coningh. Coen died in the Flodder-studios in Almere due to a cardiac arrest while performing a stunt.

Personal Quotes (1)

[After winning an Oscar and being invited to Hollywood, and the subsequent struggle to find a suitable project] Hollywood gives you a Michelin star, and then invites you to come over and bake hamburgers.

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